Department of Radiology

   Roger W. Howell, Ph.D.

Chief, Division of Radiation Research
Chair, Radiation Safety Committee RBHS

Department of Radiology



Dr. Howell is a Professor of Radiology at Rutgers New Jersey Medical School. He
received his bachelor?s degree in physics in 1982 and a doctorate in 1987 from the
University of Massachusetts (Amherst). He is Chief of the Division of Radiation
Research and Chair of the Rutgers Radiation Safety Committee. Dr. Howell has authored
over 100 scientific publications on radiation dosimetry and radiobiology of internal
radionuclides, including two books and two patents. Professor Howell serves on the
Society of Nuclear Medicine?s Medical Internal Radiation Dose Committee. He has served
on committees for NCRP Report 167 Potential impact of individual genetic
susceptibility and previous radiation exposure on radiation risk for astronauts, ICRU
Report 67 Absorbed dose specification in nuclear medicine, ICRU Report 86
Quantification and reporting of low-dose and other heterogeneous exposures, and he
serves on the International Commission on Radiation Units and Measurements. He is the
recipient of the 2004 Loevinger-Berman Award from the Society of Nuclear Medicine and
New Jersey Medical School?s 2009 Basic Science Faculty of the Year Award.


Ph.D., 1987, University of Massachusetts, Physics

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